City Life

MMSD builds a network to celebrate and connect alumni

The Madison Metropolitan School District and its foundation do much more outside (and beyond) the classroom.

The Madison Metropolitan School District and its foundation do much more outside (and beyond) the classroom.

Madison school district honors historic class of 2020

Madison Metropolitan School District partners with Morgan Murphy Media for a graduation like none before it.

Madison Metropolitan School District partners with Morgan Murphy Media for a graduation like none before it.

The ripple effect of JFK in Madison

Sixty years ago, Sen. John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign drew huge crowds and dramatically altered local politics.

Sixty years ago, Sen. John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign drew huge crowds and dramatically altered local politics.

21 Madison-based organizations that focus on black empowerment

Here are a few donation opportunities to support local groups working to fight racial injustice and lift up Black people and families in our community

Here's a list of donation opportunities to support local groups working to fight racial injustice and lift up Black people and families in our community.

Madison's voices of resilience

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

A frontline caregiver stays the course

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

A leader answers the call

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

An artist exposes art’s value

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

A nonprofit founder envisions a new path

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

An editor fights for local journalism

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.

Who will draw the lines on the Wisconsin political map?

The courts could step in to draw district boundaries if — or when — the governor and Legislature fail to agree on the political map.

The courts could step in to draw district boundaries if — or when — the governor and Legislature fail to agree on the political map.

The essential role of community gardens

These food production spaces also provide a place for togetherness during a time when we feel furthest apart.

These food production spaces also provide a place for togetherness during a time when we feel furthest apart.